Luxury hotels and resorts under Sunny skies. Designer furniture, expensive restaurants and rich tourists, splashing in the ocean. But all that can change very quickly, becoming a decaying squalor.
War, weather, financial crises and man-made disasters killed many tourist palaces. Here are some of the most famous hotels empty.
Sheraton Rarotonga, cook Islands
It’s an empty building located on the coastal line of the island of Rarotonga, is still shown on Google Maps though she never had visitors.
200 rooms with tiled floors, Jacuzzi, air-conditioning, carpets and luxury furnishings, never opened its doors. Wealth pilfered long ago and the building now hiding the homeless and a local gang. Continue reading
After the opening of the first hotel “Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts” in India — Swissôtel, Kolkata — in July, the Swiss international hotel chain has signed contracts to manage two more hotels in India: “Swissôtel Gurgaon and the Swissôtel Whitefield” in Bangalore. With both hotel “Swissôtel” works in partnership with several investment recipient company “Xander Group Inc.”, one of the largest international private equity funds.
“Swissôtel Gurgaon”, national capital region, India — opening 2013
The hotel “Swissôtel Gurgaon” is a 30-minute drive from the international airport. Indira Gandhi international airport and near the Expressway (NH 8) connecting the capital new Delhi and the world famous resort “Jaipur”. The hotel has 240 well appointed rooms and suites. The hotel will be available world-class amenities, including 2 320 sq m of conference rooms and Banquet halls, Spa and fitness center “Pürovel” 1 200 sq. m, several bars and restaurants serving various national cuisines, and a pool with exquisite design. Continue reading
A couple of days ago I allowed myself to criticize the hotel business in Belarus. Not to be unfounded I now as a comparison tell you about one hotel in California, where we had a chance to spend the night during the spring touring the United States of America. Believe me, in this respect, the Americans have something to learn from the Belarusians, Russians, Lithuanians.
The hotel under the name “Sierra Sky Ranch” I have chosen and reserved in advance by Booking between moving from parks Sequoia trees and Yosemite. In such a large and expensive journey means making every hour, so take care in advance about accommodation here forced necessity. Especially because Yosemite national Park is considered the third largest number of visitors after the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone and find a free a hotel nearby not so simple.
This time I decided to fork out and booked a night in a historic hotel for $ 60. This is the sum of twice the standard prices for road motels, but that’s the beauty of America that when you are ready to pay more, I know for sure that almost always get something exceptional. This time and money spent has paid off. It was one of the most exciting nights for all the time spent in America. Continue reading